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Dr. Robert Hitscherich, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.6 (241)
Map Pin Small Syosset, NY
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Robert Hitscherich, MD

Dr. Robert Hitscherich, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Syosset, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Optum Medical Care, P.C.. Dr. Hitscherich, completed a residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Canc Center|New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Hitscherich an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Hitscherich works at Optum Gastroenterology and Endoscopy in Syosset, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Intestinal Diverticulosis, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hitscherich's Office Locations

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    Optum Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
    575 Underhill Blvd Ste 210, Syosset, NY 11791 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 261-6785

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Intestinal Diverticulosis
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Cirrhosis
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Colitis
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Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Malnutrition
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pernicious Anemia
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vomiting Disorders
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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    • Molina Healthcare
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    • MVP Health Care
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
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    3 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1205872207
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Canc Center|New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center|Ny Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Optum Medical Care, P.C.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Robert Hitscherich, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hitscherich is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hitscherich has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hitscherich works at Optum Gastroenterology and Endoscopy in Syosset, NY. View the full address on Dr. Hitscherich’s profile.

    Dr. Hitscherich has seen patients for Intestinal Diverticulosis, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hitscherich on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    241 patients have reviewed Dr. Hitscherich. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hitscherich.

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